As Chief External Affairs Officer, Stefanie leads ClientEarth’s engagement with the external world and is accountable for the organisation’s reputation, influence and income.


Stefanie has extensive experience leading development and communications teams and has previously held a number of External Affairs Director roles at global organisations.

Stefanie has worked in fundraising for fifteen years, mainly in international development and the humanitarian sector and was in senior leadership positions in Farm Africa, International Rescue Committee UK and War on Want. She was also a board member at Jubilee Debt Campaign and Refugee Action, and set up a networking group for women in international development. Through her work in sub-Saharan Africa, she has seen first hand the impact of climate change on the most vulnerable, and that lead her to ClientEarth. Stefanie is currently a member of the Global Supervisory Board of CARE International.

Education and Training

Stefanie holds a BA in Business Studies from University of Westminster, and an MA in Cultural Management from University of Greenwich.

ClientEarth works on the most pressing issues of our time and its approach ensures it does so with maximum impact. I’m proud to be part of an organisation that works so effectively and impressively on complex issues with a real team spirit and drive.